How To Do A French Mani With Gel Polish

With all the crazy nail art ideas out there these days I don’t get a lot of chances to do a French manicure anymore. It’s still one of my favorite looks though. It’s just so classic and simple and it goes with every outfit. And the regrowth is wonderful…you can usually go quite a while with a French mani before it starts to be noticeable around the cuticle growth area. AND there are a lot of variations on the French mani if you are craving a little excitement. 🙂

Here are …

Pioneer Day Nails!

Today is the 24th of July for most of parts of the world but in Utah it’s Pioneer Day or Utah Day! I had a brief thought of how I would like to do my nails for Pioneer Day but then quickly realized my “dirt under the nails freshly mowed grass” look fit the day quite well! I’m sure the Pioneer’s who settled Utah back in the 1800’s would envy these nice clean hands! 🙂

Pioneer Day is the day the Mormon Pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley back in …

Happy Independence Day! And Dior Nail Glow Enhancer

My friend and client Nancy told me about this amazing product from Dior. If you click on the picture it will take you to Nordstroms to buy it. Here’s a review from The Beauty Editor

I think it sounds like an amazing product! Enhances your natural nails in a few simple coats.

I hope everyone has a wonderful July 4th!!! I love the USA and everything our country stands for! Here’s some adorable nails I did for Jenna and Tennille!

We are on the road heading to the California Central Coast! …

Day 1 of CND Vinylux Tropix, Cream Puff, Black Pool, and Roses…Instagram Giveaway to win Vinylux Kit!

This is for Nancy, an amazing, generous, kind lady…

Tropix is my favorite CND Shade and it’s perfect for summer time!

I just am so excited about this product I can’t wait till Day 7 to review it, my initial plan, because I wanted to show a day by day slideshow of the durability of Vinylux. I am still going to review this on Day 7 so it’s possible you might be sick of hearing about my Vinylux mani by next week! 🙂 I really hope I am chip free …

Tutorial for China Glaze Tart-y For The Party with Grey Ombre and Leopard Spots Nail Art

I’ve been dying to use this new color from China Glaze’s Avant Garde Collection–a pretty lavender color called Tart-y For the Party. I asked my friend/hand model/cutest girl ever Ashely if I could paint her nails again and thank goodness she agreed 🙂 For this look I used: OPI Base Coat China Glaze Tart-y For the Party (Lavender) China Glaze Dandy Lyin’ Around (Shimmery White) China Glaze Recycle (Medium Grey) OPI Nein! Nein! Nein! Ok Fine! (Dark Grey) Layla Ceramic Effects CL25 (Silver Sparkle) OPI Suzi and the 7 Dusseldorfs …

Essie Shop Till I Drop with Loreal Silver Sparkle mani

Here are some pics of a super cute color combination on my own short stubby nails 🙂 I love this Essie peach color called Shop Till I Drop for spring! I wanted to jazz it up a touch so I added a silver sparkle by Loreal over two coats of the Essie and I LOVE the results! Super cute!

Thanks for looking!
Tootles–Anna 🙂

Super cute V day nails!

I just wanted to share these adorable nails! They are done with gel polish–Shake it till you samba, alpine snow, and a glittery silver by Gelish….can’t remember the name! Darn it!
I think I might even get my own set of valentines day nails this weekend! I’m having so much fun! 🙂